Human Community and Human Condition
Participants
14
Hours
49
People Served
4,000

What is your wish for this project?

Evacuation Education is the title of our Roots and Shoots campaign. After mapping out our community we found we are close to a Nuclear Power Plant. Our short term goal is to educate every Summit Schools family on their evacuation route out of the city, in case of an emergency. Our long term goal is to educate 90-100% of the adult population in Cedar Rapids, IA of their evacuation route out of the city, in case of an emergency.

How did it go?

We mapped out our community and found that we live close to a nuclear power plant. We then surveyed a sample of our community and found that most people didn't know their evacuation route. This became our campaign. We split into 4 groups, one group made flyers to pass out, one group made postcards to mail to our school's community, one group got us on the news to help spread the word, and one out made a commercial. We also wrote an editorial to go in the newspaper. We printed ...read more